13 Bits Of Awesome Trivia (About Movies And More) To Brighten Your Day

Christianity would have been very, very different if it turned out that Our Lord and Savior pulled a switcharoo at the last minute and ran off to Japan where he became a garlic farmer. Well, tens of thousands of people apparently believe that version of the story. Anyway, here are the full details on that story and more:

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Mussolini did not actually make the trains run on time. The misperception grew out of a 1936 comment by an American journalist, and the Fascist propag

Source: The Independent

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Marilyn Monroe married for the first time at 16, and she basically did it just to stay out of the orphanage. Her mother was schizophrenic and often ho

Source: Vanity Fair

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In 1992, Russian president Boris Yeltsin drummed on the Kyrgyzstan president's head with spoons. There was no particular reason for it, he just did cr

Source: Reuters

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Implanting a tooth in an eye can restore someone's vision. They take out one of your teeth, put a plastic lens on it, then implant it into your cheek

Source: HowStuffWorks

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The Aral Sea dried up because of a massive Soviet engineering project. For decades, the Soviets dug thousands of miles of irrigation canals away from

Source: National Geographic

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In the early 20th century, a Russian doctor thought monkey testicle grafts could make you live forever. He thought sexual glands were the source of en

Source: Atlas Obscura

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Every year, 000 people visit a Japanese village where, locals claim, Jesus Christ died. The locals in Shingo say Jesus switched places with his brothe

Source: 6 Normal Places People Claimed Were The Sites Of Ancient Legends

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In 1992, U.S. Navy ships almost killed 400 journalists. The journalists took pictures of Navy SEALS landing on the Somali coast for an invasion, and a

Source: SOFREP

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt personally picked the porn in his movie Don Jon. It was a pretty tedious and time-consuming task, he said, and he only did it S

Source: Vulture

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David Harbour lost out on playing The Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine because of a dumb joke. At the end of his audition, he pulled up his shirt, Squ

Source: ScreenRant

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The Hobbit filmmakers changed Smaug when they saw Benedict Cumberbatch's mo-cap. He slithered on the ground like a big worm, just like Tolkien describ

Source: MTV

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AIfred Hitchcock could have directed the first James Bond movie. Bond creator lan Fleming suggested Hitchcock, and they sent him the idea for a movie

Source: Variety

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James Cameron originally didn't want Titanic to end with My Heart Will Go On. He thought the film was too serious for a pop song, and apparently sai

Source: Billboard

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